Voices from Abroad
Supporting Entrepreneurship in Chile
— September 6, 2011
MBA student Cecile Aro, a Stern Social Impact Internship Fund fellow, blogged about her summer in Santiago, Chile. Through Endeavor's eMBA program which matches high-growth entrepreneurs in emerging markets with MBA students, Cecile worked with Araucania Yarns, the largest yarn exporter in Chile.
It’s been over month since I left Santiago, and despite the cold weather there, I miss it terribly. I was there as eMBA consultant through Endeavor Global and worked for Araucania Yarns, the largest yarn exporter in Chile. Araucania’s yarns are hand (not machine) dyed, made from the highest quality and variety of natural materials, and produced in a spectrum of beautiful and sophisticated colors, which only a few players in the global industry can match. Araucania is in fact, the only producer in Chile that can export in that scale. ... Read more